Why is an auxiliary cable called an auxiliary cable and not an audio cable?
I just don't get why it's called an AUX cable if it provides audio service, what exactly is it helping that has to do with the prefix "aux-"?
- vaughn688Lv 49 years agoFavorite Answer
If that were the case, every wire used could be called an "audio cable" since they all work together to provide you with audio. It's called Auxiliary because it's an additional or secondary supporting source.
- 9 years ago
There are many different kinds of audio signal cables. Aux, rca, speaker wire, optical etc;Source(s): Installer
- luciLv 44 years ago
Get your self a area audio/video cable. that's 3-headed monster twine with yellow, purple and white cables on the two area. The yellow is for video, purple is for audio and white is for stereo or embody audio.
- CharlieLv 79 years ago
because it runs off the aux mode of your head unit,daaaaa.why do they call you cholo,because its you name.Source(s): installer